For this first webinar, We are Museums are joined by some pioneers of the maker movement in museums. Don Undeen founded the Metropolitan Museum of Art MediaLab, and Museomix is the first international cultural makeathon since 2011.
By joining the webinar, you will learn more about the founding principles of the maker movement, from the first stages in the museum world to today’s challenges. It’s an ideal way to join the conversation and gather fundamentals before your start your own maker-centric project.
Don Undeen, Founding Manager of the MediaLab at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, BoomHiFive (US)
Founding and Senior Manager of the MediaLab at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Don Undeen is currently an independent consultant based in Washington DC, and involved in a range of initiatives that connect the vision of the arts to the practical needs of business and social entrepreneurship.
Museomix is the first international cultural makeathon that mixes skills and insights. Museomix is a gathering of mediators, tinkerers, designers, developers, graphic designers, communicators, artists, writers, scientists … at the heart of a museum to experiment and connect together.
Museomix is a 3-day creative sprint to invent, design, prototype and test innovative museum installations with new technologies.